This section will be used to determine if you possess the basic requirements for a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist.
1. Are you a graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited College or School of Pharmacy with a baccalaureate degree in pharmacy (BS Pharmacy) and/or a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree?A. Yes
2. Do you possess a current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice pharmacy in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or in the District of Columbia?A. Yes
3. Are you proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), 7407(d)?A. Yes
4. Are you a United States Citizen?A. Yes
GS-13 Do you have the equivalent of 1 year of current creditable experience at the GS-12 level or equivalent, which is directly related to the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist position that is to be filled and have demonstrated the following KSAs: Ability to communicate orally and in writing to persuade and influence clinical and management decisions, Expert understanding of regulatory and quality standards in the program area, Ability to solve problems, coordinate and organize responsibilities to maximize outcomes in the program area or area of clinical expertise, Expert knowledge of a specialized area of clinical pharmacy practice or specialty area of pharmacy, and Advanced skill in monitoring and assessing the outcome of drug therapies, including physical assessment and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic parameters.
OR Have you completed a 1 year post-Pharm.D. ASHP accredited Residency;
OR Will you complete a 1 year post-Pharm.D. ASHP accredited VA Residency by July 2013?A. Yes
The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment in the Federal Government. Please respond yes or no to the following questions. FAILURE TO RESPOND TO THESE QUESTIONS WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBILE RATING. NOTE: You must submit the required documentation to verify your eligibility as indicated below. Failure to provide the required documents will render you not eligible for consideration. See instructions under the "How to Apply" tab for submitting documentation.
6. VA FACILITY CANDIDATE - I am currently an employee of the VA Facility in which this position is being announced. (You MUST submit your current SF-50 to be considered.)A. Yes
7. 30% DISABLED VETERAN - 30% Compensable is defined as a disabled veteran rated by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as having a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more; or a disabled veteran who retired from active military service with a disability rating of 30 percent or more; AND my discharge was under conditions other than dishonorable. NOTE: If you respond "yes" to this statement, you must submit a copy of your DD Form 214 documenting final military discharge, release or retirement (your DD Form 214 must reflect the dates of service, character of discharge, and time lost, if any) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA), or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying that you have a service-connected disability of 30% or more along with your application/resume package.A. Yes
8. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES - I have a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this question, you MUST submit a certification statement from a state Vocational Rehabilitation Service (state or private), Department of Veterans Affairs, a licensed medical professional (e.g., a Physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory, to practice medicine); or any Federal agency, State agency or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits along with your application/resume package.A. Yes
9. VERFICATION STATEMENT: Your rating is subject to verification based on the resume, narratives and other relevant documents you submit, and through verification of references as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. In addition, falsifying information on your application can result in your being barred from federal employment. Please choose A to certify that your answers are accurate and complete.A. I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.